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Happy Chanukah

Happy Chanukah to all those who are lighting the menorah and celebrating with loved ones, even if virtually. To honour this Festival of Lights, here’s a peek at a few great works from renowned Jewish artists in history.

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Moritz Daniel Oppenheim. Marriage Portrait of Charlotte von Rothschild. 1836

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Alfred Stieglitz. A Wet Day on the Boulevard, Paris. 1893.

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Marc Chagall. Paris through the Window. 1913

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Reuven Rubin. The Artist’s Family. 1926

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Ben Shahn. Two Witnesses, Mellie Edeau and Sadie Edeau. 1932

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Ben Shahn. Willis Avenue Bridge. 1940

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William Witt. The Eye, Lower East Side. 1948. The Jewish Museum. New York.

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Lee Krasner. Palingenesis. 1971

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Header: Nathan Altman. Portrait of Anna Akhmatova. 1915

 

 

 

 

 

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